Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for Data Validation skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the contractor rates offered in vacancies that have cited Data Validation over the 6 months to 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Note that daily and hourly rates are treated separately in these statistics. When calculating contractor rate percentiles, daily rates are never derived from quoted hourly rates or vice versa.

Data Validation
England > South West
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 - 215
Rank change year-on-year - +215 -17
Contract jobs citing Data Validation 6 0 7
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.11% - 0.11%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 0.13% - 0.13%
Number of daily rates quoted 3 0 5
South West median daily rate £400 - £265
10th Percentile £290 - £178
90th Percentile £620 - £383
England median daily rate £400 £400 £325
% change year-on-year - +23.08% -7.14%
Number of hourly rates quoted 1 0 0
South West median hourly rate £13.50 - -
England median hourly rate £15.50 £31.31 £18.25
% change year-on-year -50.49% +71.53% -10.58%

Data Validation is in the Processes and Methodologies category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all contract job vacancies advertised in the South West with a requirement for process or methodology skills.

All Process and Methodology Skills
South West
Contract vacancies with a requirement for process or methodology skills 4570 4641 5272
As % of all contract IT jobs advertised in the South West 81.33% 79.92% 79.60%
Number of daily rates quoted 2882 3120 3572
South West median daily rate £400 £375 £375
Median daily rate % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £260 £238 £255
90th Percentile £556 £550 £525
England median daily rate £450 £425 £420
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19% +5.00%
Number of hourly rates quoted 186 269 254
South West median hourly rate £35.00 £31.50 £38.50
Median hourly rate % change year-on-year +11.11% -18.18% +48.08%
10th Percentile £12.19 £12.00 £13.86
90th Percentile £50.00 £47.50 £49.76
England median hourly rate £24.00 £24.41 £22.50
% change year-on-year -1.68% +8.49% +18.42%

Data Validation
Job Vacancy Trend in the South West

Job postings citing Data Validation as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South West.

Job vacancy trend for Data Validation in the South West

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for daily rates quoted in contract jobs citing Data Validation in the South West.

Contractor daily rate trend for Data Validation in the South West

Data Validation
Contractor Daily Rate Histogram in the South West

The daily rate distribution of IT jobs citing Data Validation in the South West over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Contractor daily rate histogram for Data Validation in the South West

Data Validation
Contractor Hourly Rate Trend in the South West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for contractor hourly rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation in the South West.

Contractor hourly rate trend for Data Validation in the South West

Data Validation
Contract Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median contractor rates quoted in IT jobs citing Data Validation within the South West region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Contract
IT Job Ads
Median
Daily Rate
Past 6 Months
Median Daily Rate
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Bristol - 4 £400 -
Devon - 1 £275 -
Wiltshire - 1 £650 -
Data Validation
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT contractor jobs citing Data Validation also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all contract ads across the South West region with a requirement for Data Validation.

1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 5 (83.33%) SQL
3 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
3 4 (66.67%) Degree
3 4 (66.67%) QA
4 3 (50.00%) E-business
4 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
4 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
5 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
5 2 (33.33%) Migration
5 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
5 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
5 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
6 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
6 1 (16.67%) Open Source
6 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
6 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
6 1 (16.67%) Data Management
6 1 (16.67%) Information Management
6 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
6 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (16.67%) Finance
6 1 (16.67%) Time Management
6 1 (16.67%) Military
6 1 (16.67%) Teradata

Data Validation
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (16.67%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (16.67%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Unit4 Business World
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (66.67%) SQL Server
2 1 (16.67%) Apache Hive
2 1 (16.67%) Big Data
2 1 (16.67%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Enterprise Data Warehouse
2 1 (16.67%) Hadoop
2 1 (16.67%) MS Access
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 3 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
1 1 (16.67%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) QA Tester
1 3 (50.00%) Tester
2 1 (16.67%) Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Developer
2 1 (16.67%) Senior Data Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) SQL Developer
2 1 (16.67%) SSIS Developer
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL Developer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Validation
2 3 (50.00%) E-business
2 3 (50.00%) Functional Testing
2 3 (50.00%) Project Management
2 3 (50.00%) Test Automation
3 2 (33.33%) Data Migration
3 2 (33.33%) Migration
4 1 (16.67%) Analytical Thinking
4 1 (16.67%) Business Transformation
4 1 (16.67%) Data Analysis
4 1 (16.67%) Data Governance
4 1 (16.67%) Data Management
4 1 (16.67%) Data Modelling
4 1 (16.67%) ERP
4 1 (16.67%) ETL
4 1 (16.67%) Information Management
4 1 (16.67%) Open Source
4 1 (16.67%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) SQL
2 1 (16.67%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 2 (33.33%) SC Cleared
2 2 (33.33%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) QA
2 2 (33.33%) Data Quality
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) Informatica
2 1 (16.67%) Remedy
2 1 (16.67%) Teradata